reformed youth services

Committed to the Spiritual and Social Nurturing of our Covenant Youth

Member Church Benefits

RYS Member Benefits include:

  • Member churches enter into a network of youth leaders and speakers committed to a common Reformed heritage.
  • RYS has produced a variety of lesson material since 1997, written by member pastors and youth directors which includes helpful leaders guides. This material is available only to member churches and is not for public sale. Check out the link to new lesson materials to view and download the titles of our most recent lesson material booklets.
  • Member churches are invited to send their covenant youth to RYS sponsored events including: Middle School retreats, High School retreats, single adult post-high retreats (LOGOS) and our national summer convention. Upcoming Events
  • Member churches have access to a video library which includes DVDs of our most recent convention.
  • A quarterly newsletter keeps member churches and leaders informed about past and upcoming events, new resources, and leader lesson materials.
  • Optional bi-weekly email updates advise members about new RYS activities.
  • Membership in this website is free to all members or regular attendees of RYS member churches.

If your church is not a member of Reformed Youth Services and is interested in more information about our organization, please have your pastor, elder, deacon or youth leaders contact RYS Director Ed DeGraaf at or (616) 667-0694 for a RYS membership packet.